WASTE & RESOURCE RECOVERY

$1M for WtE project

$1M for WtE project

Waranga Green Energy is among the first group of recipients of the Victorian government's $20 million New Energy Job Fund grants.

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Jeff Angel, Sydney Olympic Park among Green Globe Awards finalists

Jeff Angel, Sydney Olympic Park among Green Globe Awards finalists

Total Environment Centre's Jeff Angel is up for the Sustainability Champion Award in next month's NSW Green Globe Awards, and will go head-to-head with OzGreen's Sue Lennox. Meanwhile, Sydney Olympic Park Authority could take home an Innovation Award...

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SA infrastructure plan a "good conversation starter"

SA infrastructure plan a "good conversation starter"

The SA government has released the state's first infrastructure plan, which models projections for future trends in a number of areas and outlines two scenarios, one based on the next 10 years and the other on the next 30 years, with the latter scenario...

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Illegal dumping to rise in SA: LGA

Illegal dumping to rise in SA: LGA

Local Government Association (LGA) SA has warned that the government's recent increases to the solid waste levy will lead to a rise in illegal dumping.

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Outlook to open e-waste facility

Outlook to open e-waste facility

Social enterprise Outlook is taking e-waste recycling to Officer, 54km south east of Melbourne's CBD, when it launches a facility in February next year.

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Sunshine Coast says no to wheelie bins

Sunshine Coast says no to wheelie bins

The Sunshine Coast's new Maroochydore City Centre will go underground to manage its waste, making it the first Australian city to turn to an automated vacuum waste collection system.

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Is O-I recycling syringes?

Is O-I recycling syringes?

The Electrical Trades Union (ETU) claims medical waste, including syringes, are being sent to O-I Glass' Brisbane facility to be recycled into drink containers, and has called on the company to address public health risks before serious injuries occur....

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NSW CDS - world's best practice?

NSW CDS - world's best practice?

NSW Premier Mike Baird has promised the state a world's best practice container deposit scheme (CDS). Has this promise been delivered?

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SA EPA cracks down on beverage retailers

SA EPA cracks down on beverage retailers

The SA EPA has identified a number of suburban retailers that have been flouting the state's container deposit legislation by illegally selling drinks in non-compliant containers.

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Plastic to fuel facility planned for Canberra

Plastic to fuel facility planned for Canberra

Green energy company FOY Group is proposing a facility in the Canberra suburb of Hume with the sole purpose of converting non-recyclable plastic into road-ready fuel.

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